Problem installing smb4k

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Problem installing smb4k

Postby axel668 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 20:22

Hi there :)
Using Sabayon 5.o for a week (yay !) and have a problem installing smb4k - as it's not in Sulfur, I'm trying Porthole to "emerge" it (managed with some other packages). Now with smb4k (which is for me the only known way to connect to a harddisk attached to my Belkin WLAN router), I'm getting the following error log:

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000001 *** emerge --nospinner net-misc/smb4k ***
000003  * IMPORTANT: 2 news items need reading for repository 'gentoo'.
000004  * Use eselect news to read news items.
000006 .. done!
000007 [ebuild  N    ] net-fs/mount-cifs-3.0.30
000008 [ebuild  N    ] dev-libs/xmlrpc-c-1.18.02  USE="cgi curl cxx -abyss -threads -tools"
000009 [ebuild  N    ] dev-util/cmake-2.6.4-r3  USE="qt4 -emacs -vim-syntax"
000010 [ebuild  N    ] net-misc/smb4k-0.10.4  USE="(-aqua) -debug -handbook" LINGUAS="de -bg -cs -da -es -fr -hu -is -it -ja -ko_KR -nb -nl -pl -pt_BR -ru -sk -sv -tr -uk -zh_CN -zh_TW"
000011 [blocks B     ] net-fs/mount-cifs ("net-fs/mount-cifs" is blocking net-fs/samba-client-3.3.6)
000013  * Error: The above package list contains packages which cannot be
000014  * installed at the same time on the same system.
000016   ('ebuild', '/', 'net-fs/mount-cifs-3.0.30', 'merge') pulled in by
000017     net-fs/mount-cifs required by ('ebuild', '/', 'net-misc/smb4k-0.10.4', 'merge')
000019   ('installed', '/', 'net-fs/samba-client-3.3.6', 'nomerge') pulled in by
000020     ~net-fs/samba-client-3.3.6 required by ('installed', '/', 'net-fs/samba-3.3.6', 'nomerge')
000023 For more information about Blocked Packages, please refer to the following
000024 section of the Gentoo Linux x86 Handbook (architecture is irrelevant):
000029 !!! The following installed packages are masked:
000030 - media-sound/pulseaudio-0.9.17-r51 (masked by: package.mask)
000031 /etc/portage/package.mask:
000032 # Joost Ruis: Gentoo made a revision split (yeah!?),  the revisions > 49 are ment to work with openrc (daemonfy)
000034 For more information, see the MASKED PACKAGES section in the emerge
000035 man page or refer to the Gentoo Handbook.
000038  * IMPORTANT: 2 news items need reading for repository 'gentoo'.
000039  * Use eselect news to read news items.
000041 *** Prozess abgeschlossen ***

Removing samba client is out of the question, because this will remove important stuff from kdebase (startkde script). Anyone managed to install smb4k in Sabayon 5 ? How did you do it ? Any help would be appreciated !
Baby Hen
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Re: Problem installing smb4k

Postby xlnagla » Tue Oct 13, 2009 18:17

I believe your issue is not samba-client but mount-cifs. Removing that will allow you to continue your emerge.

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Re: Problem installing smb4k

Postby axel668 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:42

Hi xlnagla !

Thanks for the answer. But actually smb4k seems to depend on mount-cifs. I managed to emerge it using the "--nodeps" option, but when trying to connect to my router it fails with a "mount-cifs failed" error. (same configuration working like a charm in Ubuntu Jaunty).

So my problem seems to be rather, how to install mount-cifs without having to uninstall samba-client.

Best regards,
Baby Hen
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